Letters To The Editor

This quote below says it all for me. It sums up what a Buddhist believes. It sums up what a New Age Spirituality person believes. It captures why so many women hate all of us men. It says a lot about what the sociological concepts of “Alienation” and “Estrangement” are all about and what they attribute most of our social problems to—our self-absorbed and narcissistic egos. It speaks to what French philosopher and mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin meant when he stated that—“Almost all of humankind is at the spiritual, emotional, and mental level of a 12 year-old child.” And it describes today’s typical conservative-Republican———————————————————————–
“I see an immense crowd of similar and equal men who spin restlessly around themselves, seeking vulgar little pleasures to fill their souls.  Living apart, each is like a foreigner to the fate of others.  His children and friends are for him the entire human race.  As for his fellow citizens, he is next to them but does not see them, he touches them but does not feel them.  He exists only in and for himself, alone. And though he may still have a family, he no longer has a country.”
———————————–Alexis de Tocqueville
We are profoundly alienated and estranged from each other.
And we don’t see it and don’t want to see it and don’t care about it.
We have become alienated and estranged from our best inner human qualities, and we don’t even know it or see it.
Beware of hyperindividualism and hyperlibertarianism.
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